Portrait (Front) of Benjamin Adkins JUN 1901
TitlePortrait (Front) of Benjamin Adkins JUN 1901
DescriptionThe Chickahominy man Benjamin Adkins sits for a portrait by the photographer De Lancey W. Gill in June 1901. Gill (1859–1940), a prolific photographer for the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of American Ethnology from 1898 until 1930, specialized in making images of American Indians.
CreatorDe Lancey W. Gill
Date CreatedJune 1901
SourceNational Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Physical Dimension4" x 3"
CoverageVirginia, Tidewater region, twentieth century
Collection:National Anthropological Archives
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